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Biorefinery Technician

The Biorefinery Technician/ Biorefinery Assistant Scientist is responsible for proper sample processing, characterization and documentation in the IBBL Biorefinery.

Key Accountabilities

  • Processing of clinical samples.
  • Perform quality control of processed clinical samples.
  • Check quality of clinical samples at all stages.
  • Enter associated data into the databases.
  • Ensure data, samples and storage record keeping.
  • Perform data reconciliation.
  • Participation in on-going research and development of novel biobanking techniques.
  • Participation in method development and validation in the laboratory accreditation context.
  • Ensure the application and following of the quality system at IBBL and respect the procedures related to the work performed. Participate in writing procedures.
  • Perform other related duties in the laboratory as required.
  • Especially with respect to methods within the ISO 17025 accreditation scope:

           - Being responsible for evaluation and approval/rejection of results/samples

           - Being responsible for reviewing method validation plans, method validation reports and method validation report amendments

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field
  • Min 1 year of relevant job experience.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers relative to technical equipment used and general office software.
  • Rigour, attention and high level of accuracy
  • Work in full respect of SOPs, Work instructions and Internal Documentations
  • Competency at lab bench skills.
  • Adaptability and clever interest.
  • Be flexible on missions (multitasks and multi priorities), hours of work and workdays.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team building spirit.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Previous experience in general laboratory work in an accredited laboratory is an asset
  • Language skills: Must speak and write English fluently. Additional fluency in French or German would be an asset 

Gender Equality

The LIH is an equal opportunities employer. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff. The LIH is attentive to gender representation among its leadership staff and aims to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment and promotion of female leaders and their career development.

In Short...

  • Contract type :  Fixed-term contract (CDD)
  • Contract duration :  24 months
  • Work hours :  40h/week
  • Location :  rue Louis Rech 1 - 3555 DUDELANGE
  • Start date :  ASAP
  • Ref :  MC/BRT0724/WA/BIOREF

How to apply

Applications including a letter detailing your motivation and a curriculum vitae should be sent through our website via the apply button below.

Please apply ONLINE formally through this web page.

Applications by email will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.